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Main reasons to let us assist you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Herne Hill

  • 1 Herne Hill conveyancing lawyers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 2 The practices listed on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 3 Lawyer conveyancing solicitors have very good personal connections with Herne Hill estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Herne Hill is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 5 You can gain comfort when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Herne Hill has a number to select from, but for a truly dependable and dependable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Herne Hill since September 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Herne Hill

What is the best way to check that the solicitor conducting my conveyancing in Herne Hill is on the mortgage lender’sapproved panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Nationwide Building Society thus spending £187.00 plus VAT in another set of legal costs.

You should make the most of the search tool on this web page. Pick the mortgage company and type ‘Herne Hill’ or your location and you will be presented with a number of lawyer offices in Herne Hill or by proximity to you.

What does a local search tell me regarding the house I am purchasing in Herne Hill?

Herne Hill conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company such as Searchflow The local search plays a central role in most Herne Hill conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any unpleasant once you have moved into your property. The search will provide data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen topic headings.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on last month in what should have been a simple, chain free conveyancing. Herne Hill is where the house is located. Can you offer any guidance?

Flying freeholds in Herne Hill are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Herne Hill you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Herne Hill may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

What makes your site different to other web based conveyancing solicitors for conveyancing in Herne Hill?

At this site receive a fixed fee quote from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the issues of your conveyancing in Herne Hill. As opposed to estate agents and many comparison sites we are not in the business of charging firms a fee if you select them for your conveyancing in Herne Hill

I today plan to offer on a house that seems to be perfect, at a great figure which is making it more attractive. I have since discovered that it's a leasehold rather than freehold. I would have thought that there are particular concerns purchasing a leasehold house in Herne Hill. Conveyancing solicitors have are about to be appointed. Will they explain the issues?

Most houses in Herne Hill are freehold rather than leasehold. In this scenario it’s worth having a local conveyancer used to dealing with such properties who can assist with the conveyancing process. it is apparent that you are buying in Herne Hill so you should seriously consider looking for a Herne Hill conveyancing practitioner and check that they are used to transacting on leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the number of years remaining. Being a lessee you will not be entirely free to do whatever you want to the property. The lease comes with conditions for example requiring the landlord’sconsent to conduct changes to the property. You may also be required to pay a contribution towards the maintenance of the estate where the house is part of an estate. Your lawyer should appraise you on the various issues.

After years of negotiations we simply can't agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Herne Hill. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

if there is a absentee freeholder or where there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to decide the premium.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement decision for a Herne Hill residence is 66 Southwell Road in March 2012. By Order of Deputy District Judge Stone dated 25 January 2012 a vesting order was made. The determination of the purchase price was referred to the Tribunal who decided that the amount payable for the freehold should be£29,612.00 This case affected 3 flats. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 72.58 years.

What is the reason for new build conveyancing in Herne Hill being more expensive?

Conveyancing in Herne Hill for recently converted or new build premises can sometimes involve adoption of highways & drains, building regulations approval, planning permission, new build warranties such NHBC as well as supplemental questions and contractual considerations.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Herne Hill

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Herne Hill with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • William Bailey, 150 Lordship Lane, London, London, SE22 8HB
  • Hepburns Solicitors Llp, Unit 1 Blackwater Court, 17-19 Blackwater Street, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8SD
  • Peter Thomson, 203 Coldharbour Lane, London, SW9 8RZ
  • Wainwright & Cummins Llp, 57-61 Atlantic Road, London, London, SW9 8PU
  • Glazer Delmar, 27-31 North Cross Road, East Dulwich, London, SE22 9ET

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Herne Hill regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Herne Hill with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Herne Hill. This should include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • P M Hunter & Co, 145 Dulwich Road, Herne Hill, London, SE24 0NG
  • William Bailey, 150 Lordship Lane, London, London, SE22 8HB
  • Hepburns Solicitors Llp, Unit 1 Blackwater Court, 17-19 Blackwater Street, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8SD
  • Peter Thomson, 203 Coldharbour Lane, London, SW9 8RZ
  • Wainwright & Cummins Llp, 57-61 Atlantic Road, London, London, SW9 8PU

Planning law solicitors in Herne Hill regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Herne Hill specialising in planning law. This could include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • William Innes, 56 Crescent Lane, London, SW4 9PU
  • Streathers Clapham Llp, 53 Clapham High Street, London, SW4 7TG
  • Ricardina Bridges Ltd, 47 South Lambeth Road, London, SW8 1RH
  • Sibley Law Llp, Delta House, 175 - 177 Borough High Street, London, London, SE1 1HR
  • Deighton Pierce Glynn Limited, 8 Union Street, London, SE1 1SZ

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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